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If you're needing a vote, Jessica, my preference is "a URL."
And, no, I don't have anything rather than the way it sounds to me to back it
Jessica Pease wrote:
> Hi Again,
> Here's another one.
> Most people I know choose the preceding article for an acronym based on the
> pronunciation of the acronym. What about in the case of the acronym "URL?" I
> have heard it pronounced "Ewe Are El," and "Earl." So, would you use "an URL,"
> or "a URL?" I know this is trivial but I've had to use this construction in
> documentation and I've done it both ways and someone invariably pointed out my
> error either way. I'd like to be able to say something like, "the majority of
> technical communcators choose to do it like so."
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